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Simon, Max

Date of birth:
January 6th, 1899 (Breslau/Lower Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 1st, 1961 (Lünen/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Standartenführer (Colonel)
Unit:
SS-Totenkopf-Standarte 1 "Oberbayern"
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Standartenführer (Colonel)
Unit:
1.SS-Totenkopfstandarte "Oberbayern"
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Oberführer
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Totenkopf-Infanterieregiment 1
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 13th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1943
Demjanskschild
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 16. SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Division "Reichsführer SS"
Awarded on:
October 9th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur 16. SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Division "Reichsführer SS"
Awarded on:
October 28th, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 21st, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht

Sources

  • Photo 1: Public Domain
  • Photo: Public Domain
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Yerger, Mark C., Waffen-SS Commanders – The Army, Corps and Divisional Leaders of a Legend Krüger to Zimmermann, Shiffer Publishing Ltd., U.S.A., 1999
    - Island Farm
    - Ritterkreuztraeger-1939-45.de

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